David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 17 (3):229-232 (2010)
I thank Professor Fulford for giving me an opportunity to comment on Bracken and Thomas’s essay. Unfortunately, this requires accepting the authors’ focus on discourses rather than deeds, on what psychiatrists say and how they say it rather than on what psychiatrists do and how they justify it. This I cannot do in good conscience. Nevertheless, out of respect to Professor Fulford and the journal Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, as well as a sense of professional obligation, I offer herewith my brief comments. Bracken and Thomas are not the first persons to compare my work with Foucault’s, nor the first to comment on my writing style. In 2001, a pseudonymous blogger posted this comment (still ..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Joel Paris (2008). Prescriptions for the Mind: A Critical View of Contemporary Psychiatry. Oxford University Press.
Matthew Ratcliffe (2010). Binary Oppositions in Psychiatry: For or Against? Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 17 (3):233-239.
Pat Bracken & Philip Thomas (2010). From Szasz to Foucault: On the Role of Critical Psychiatry. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 17 (3):219-228.
Peter Sedgwick (1982). Psycho Politics: Laing, Foucault, Goffman, Szasz, and the Future of Mass Psychiatry. Harper & Row.
Samuel B. Guze (1992). Why Psychiatry is a Branch of Medicine. Oxford University Press.
D. B. Double (ed.) (2006). Critical Psychiatry: The Limits of Madness. Palgrave Macmillan.
Philip Thomas, Pat Bracken & Sami Timimi (2013). The Limits of Evidence-Based Medicine in Psychiatry. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 19 (4):295-308.
Thomas Szasz (2009). Antipsychiatry: Quackery Squared. Syracuse University Press.
Dušan Kecmanović (2010). Controversies and Dilemmas in Contemporary Psychiatry. Transaction Publishers.
Jennifer Radden (2003). The Pragmatics of Psychiatry and the Psychiatry of Cross-Cultural Suffering. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 10 (1):63-66.
Norah Martin (2001). Feminist Bioethics and Psychiatry. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 26 (4):431 – 441.
K. W. M. Fulford (ed.) (2003). Nature and Narrative: An Introduction to the New Philosophy of Psychiatry. Oxford University Press.
Anthony W. Clare (1976/1979). Psychiatry in Dissent: Controversial Issues in Thought and Practice. Institute for the Study of Human Issues.
Mona Gupta (2013). Psychiatry and Evidence-Based Psychiatry: A Distinction with a Difference. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 19 (4):309-312.
Added to index2010-12-08
Total downloads32 ( #59,893 of 1,140,333 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #60,710 of 1,140,333 )
How can I increase my downloads?